Ballycastle >Local News
14th January '09



Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Aodhán Tighe, Carrowmore, Ballycastle and Emma Dowling, Kildare who were married on Saturday 10th .



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Tony Barrett, Ballina (brother of Willie, Carrowcubic) who died on Wednesday 7th .


The death occurred on Sunday 11th of Maura Munnelly (nee McHale), Muingreevagh.   Sympathy is extended to her sons Jerry, (Carrowniskey), and Kieran and daughters Anne & Cait, relatives and friends.


The death occurred on Monday 12th of Pat Madden, late of Glenurla and Seaview, Ballycastle.   Sympathy is extended to his wife Molly, sons P.J., ( Sea Road ), Noel, Sean & daughter Mary, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.



No's drawn on Saturday 10th January '09 were: 5. 13. 14. 24. No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 14,000euro. Next draw will take place in Katie Macs.

Five envelopes drawn:

P.J. & Catriona Gillespie, Ballina

Patrick Conmy, Ballymachue

Charlotte Dunne, Ballycastle

John Burke, Main Street

Margaret, c/o Burkes


10 week courses commencing Wednesday 28th January '09 in Ballycastle Resource Centre. Morning Class – gentle yoga 11.00a.m. to 12.30p.m. including colour, dance and sound. Evening class – ongoing and beginners 8.00p.m. – 9.30p.m.

Fee: 100euro for 10weeks payable at beginning of course.

Tutor: Ishtar, colour therapist, teacher of yoga and dancing the rainbow.

For booking and enquiries: Phone Ishtar at 096-34901 or 086-1600964.

Guitar Lessons

Guitar Lessons and singing classes commencing January/February '09 in Kilfian GAA Clubhouse. Contact

Nollag at 087-2939915.

Dinner Dance

Annual G.A.A./Parish Dinner Dance will take place on Saturday 7th February at 8.30p.m. in Hineys,

Crossmolina. Music by The Duets.


Card Game

Annual G.A.A. Card Game will take place on Wednesday 25th February '09 at 8.30p.m. in Ballycastle Hall.


Bingo continues in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday nights at 8.30p.m.

Mayo North Old Engine & Tractor Club

Annual Dinner Dance in Hiney's, Crossmolina on Friday 6th February 2009 . Tickets available from Seán Healy, Ballycastle, tel: 096-43018 and Jack Langan, Ballyknock, tel: 096-43280.

Grand Draw

Draw has been deferred to Sunday 22nd March and will take place in Ballycastle Hall.

Tickets can be got from any of the following: Seán Callaghan (096-43265), Tony D'Arcy (096-43222), Frankie Scanlon, Fr. Seán Killeen and Anthony O'Donnell or by e-mail to . Tickets are also now on sale in local businesses.

First prize is a VW Polo (5 door Comfort Line) Car. Second prize: 2000euro; 3rd : 1,000euro; 4th : 500 euro; 5th : 2 Tickets to Man. Utd. Match, plus numerous other prizes. Tickets (limited to 1,000) cost 60euro each.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m .

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday 12.00noon: Funeral Mass for Maura Munnelly

Tuesday 8.00p.m. : Margaret & Patrick Killeen

Wednesday 10.00a.m. : Peter Gardiner (Anniversary)

Wednesday 12.00noon: Funeral Mass for Pat Madden

Thursday 11.00a.m. : Michael & Des Meyler

Friday: No Mass

Saturday Vigil: Eddie Gilmartin & Deceased Family

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Frank Scanlon (Anniversary) & Margaret


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: George O'Grady

Sunday: Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil: Mary Kenny

Sunday: Seán Callaghan



Saturday Vigil: Eve Kelly, Jodie Kelly

Sunday: Susan McGinty, Cian Barrett


Community Care:

Cook : Maura Walsh

Driver: Annette Garry